The children are central to everything we do as a fully inclusive school. We expect all our children to achieve to their full potential by means of a challenging and exciting curriculum that develops a passion for life long learning.
Our Curriculum Statement can be found here
We teach phonics using Read Write Inc. More information about Read Write Inc can be found by following the link’.
We use Reading Gladiators.
We are constantly reviewing our curriculum and will update our website as the development proceeds.
Our school curriculum is based on the Essentials Curriculum by Chris Quigley. The Essentials Curriculum sets out the essential coverage, learning objectives and standards which are required for all subjects.
One of the primary reasons we chose this curriculum is because it emphasises the importance of developing the depth of children’s learning. In essence, this means providing children with increased cognitive challenge, allowing them to apply the skills which they have learnt independently in a range of contexts rather than moving them onto the next skill needlessly when they have not truly mastered it.
We feel this curriculum provides us with a coherent, progressive and appropriately sequenced curricular structure to enable our pupils to develop subject specific knowledge and skills to prepare them well for the next stages of their education. The curriculum, builds progressively on from the learning in the Foundation Stage. The milestones (1, 2 and 3) that are built into our curriculum complements our mixed age class structure. The curriculum is aligned to the National Curriculum and goes beyond National Curriculum requirements in each milestone to ensure repetition of skills and knowledge.